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Category: Recipes
Earth Day Healthier cookies

Celebrate Earth Day With These Healthy Sweet Treats

Earth Day is tomorrow, and we’re celebrating with these sweet treats. This recipe has been circulating around as a popular Earth Day cookie for some …

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Healthy chicken nuggets

Indulge in National Garlic Day With These Healthy Garlic Chicken Nuggets

We’ve never met a kid who doesn’t like chicken nuggets, but usually these breaded and fried treats lack much nutritional value. When you make these …

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Healthy pecan pie

Happy National Pecan Month! Try These Healthy Mini Pecan Pies

April is National Pecan Month, and there are so many reasons to celebrate this food! Pecans are a healthy snack that contains more than 19 …

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Easter themed kid's lunch

Make It a Hoppy Easter With This Spring-Inspired Lunch

As we celebrate Easter on Sunday, we thought it would be fun to deck out our bento box with everything bunny, egg, and chocolate- related. …

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Healthy alternative to potato chips

Beat the Potato Chip Cravings With These Healthier Snack Options

We don’t blame you for those salty, crunchy cravings, or for letting your kids indulge every once in awhile. At Bentology, we’re all about eating …

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Tomato wedge salad. Veggie salad

Try This Three-Ingredient Tomato Wedge and Feta Salad

This tomato salad is the perfect warm-weather dish, and with only three ingredients, it’s so easy to make! Simplicity meets nutrition in this healthy recipe, …

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Bring the Party to Your Kid's Bento Box With These Finger Foods

Bring the Party to Your Kid’s Bento Box With These Finger Foods

Everyone knows that food is one of the best parts of every party! Finger foods are usually a crowd favorite because they’re so easy to …

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Top 9 Reasons Why You Should Include Celery in Your Kid’s Lunch

Celery seems to be a staple in many of our children’s lunchboxes, but did you know all of the health benefits that celery can provide? …

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Easy Wonder Dough — Savory or Sweet!

This easy wonder dough recipe wins hands-down—you can use it for everything.

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Easy, Quick Wraps Make Great Bento Box Lunches

These quick and easy wraps are full of protein, fiber, and valuable nutrients.

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Perfect Roast Vegetables For Bento Box Lunches All Week Long

Tote them with an ancient grain like quinoa, oats, or wheat berries and you’ve got a great Paleo lunch.

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What To Do With A Bag of Broccoli Slaw

Here’s a week’s worth of ideas to make those pre-shredded veggies go a long way.

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the chewiest crunchiest chocolate chip cookie ever in a bento box lunch

The Perfect Chewy and Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Whip up a quick batch of these chocolate coconut cookies today for a family of four’s bento box lunches all week.

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chicken coconut curry pita wraps in a bento box lunch container

Coconut Curry Chicken in a Pita Wrap

Quick and easy to whip up, this makes a sweet and easy picnic lunch. Add veggies and you’ve got a tasty, elegant dinner.

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spicy tempeh lettuce wraps with sesame peanut sriracha sauce bento box lunch

Tempeh Lettuce Wraps with A Spicy Peanut Sauce

A great combination of simple flavors, we love this as a bento lunch or snack.

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chocolate avocado pudding in a bento box lunch container

Chocolate Avocado Pudding From our Guest Blogger

Looking for a fun, fresh way to get your veggies in! This chocolate avocado pudding from our guest blogger certainly fits the bill.

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Zucchini, Chevre or Goat Cheese, and Raspberry Salad bento box healthy lunch

Zucchini, Goat Cheese, and Raspberry Salad

We’ll be enjoying this one all spring and summer long.

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Bento Box Lunch of Lemon Tahini Paleo Salad with Miso Sesame Dressing

Tahini Tuna Salad With Fresh Veggies

Great for those on low-GI diets or the Paleo diet.

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Bento Box Lunch of Spinach Salad with mushrooms, bacon, green apple, walnuts and a yogurt dressing

Power Packed Spinach Salad with Tangy Yogurt Dressing

Dark green, leafy veggies should comprise a large part of our diet for optimal health. But it can be a challenge to get them in there, and …

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A Little Puff Pastry Goes a Long Way

A few simple ingredients and you’ve got really special lunches, four different ways.

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roast chicken, fingerling potatoes and arugula salad with stone ground mustard

Roast Chicken, Fingerling Potato and Arugula Salad

Again, you’ll be amazed this isn’t a diet.

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Black Forbidden Rice Bowl with Roast Broccoli and Purple sweet potatoes and Miso Dressing bento box lunch

Miso Roast Veggies Bowl with Black Rice, Sweet Potato and Broccoli

Black “Forbidden” rice with veggies roasted to perfection and topped with a miso tahini dressing. In your perfect portions.

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Tuna Pasta with Lemon and Parsley, Capers and Shells

Tuna Pasta Salad with Lemon and Capers

Our kids love this Italian-inspired, easy no-cook pasta.

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